Hello! Here’s everything you need to know on Tuesday.
1. There is a good deal of confusion in the White House. Trump’s big ticket G20 trade agreement with China is getting pretty vague, and the White House scrambled to issue a correction.
2. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly about to drop some big Russia news.Mueller’s office has told defence lawyers in recent weeks that it is “tying up loose ends” in the ongoing investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election
3. Four people are dead and hundreds have been arrested during riots in Paris. What started out three weeks ago as a protest against fuel prices has escalated as “Yellow Vest” aligned protests spring up all over France.
4. Beijing may be “testing Tokyo’s resolve.” The South China Morning Posts says China could be probing Tokyo for signs of weakness with its latest incursions into the disputed waters.
5. Leaked documents reveal Tesla once had a roaring roll out plan for its Model Y. Internal documents show Tesla planned a production ramp of 7,000 Model SUVs a week at its Gigafactory in Nevada by December 2020, and 5,000 Model Ys a week at its China Gigafactory by February 2021.
6. Sir David Attenborough delivered a stark warning about the future of our planet. The natural historian told a UN climate conference that the world needs to act on climate change or watch civilisation collapse.
7. Nearly one million driverless robotaxis could be on US roads by 2020. The race to commercialize autonomous vehicles is one of the key battlegrounds in big tech.
8. Uber has a cunning plan to take over the global bike and scooter empire. The giant plans to funnel its own ubiquitous brand into a one-stop global transportation app.
9. Quora says up to 100 million users may have been impacted by a security breach. The knowledge sharing website said on Monday it was hit by a “malicious third party.”
10. Billionaire Mark Cuban hinted that he might run for president in 2020. Cuban, an unabashed critic of President Donald Trump, has teased at a 2020 run in the past and polls have shown he could give Trump a run for his money.
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